wangjing SOHO in beijing by zaha hadid nears completion
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jan 08, 2014
wangjing SOHO in beijing by zaha hadid nears completion


wangjing SOHO in beijing by zaha hadid nears completion
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designboom visited the site of zaha hadid‘s ‘wangjing SOHO’ in beijing which is in its final phase of construction, and is scheduled to be completed later this year. the mixed-use scheme will provide the region with further office space and retail outlets, across its 521,265 square meters of floor area. reaching to a height of 200 meters the design will form another identifiable and dynamic landmark along the city’s constantly evolving skyline.

 

see designboom’s previous coverage of the project in its design phase, and during initial stages of construction.


approaching the beijing site
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the scheme is situated between the airport and the city center
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the three clustered volumes are arranged to form a staggered mountainous profile
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the current state of construction
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the tallest of the towers reaches to a height of 200 meters
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located within the chaoyang district, the site is connected directly with rail lines, subways and road infrastructure
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much of the glazing is now in place as construction nears completion
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the structure set within the city’s urban landscape
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‘wangjing SOHO’ will form a dynamic landmark as part of the city’s constantly evolving skyline
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project info:

 

location: beijing, china
project dates: 2009 – 2014
status: under construction
area: 115,393 sqm
gross floor area: 521,265 sqm (392,265 sqm above grade, 129,000 sqm below grade)
maximum height: 200m
floors above ground: 2 retail, 37 office
floors below ground: 1 retail, 2 parking levels
footprint area: 21,000 sqm

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